15 Sep 2022

Gelato, Per Favore!

With 33 years of combined experience in the gelato industry, Paolo Di Lallo and Denise Pisani are elevating Toronto’s and craft all the way from Italy. ON PASSION FOR GELATO Paolo: I’ve always loved gelato ever since I was a...
By Estelle Zentil
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15 Sep 2022

Alina Fintineanu: Bake It Till You Make It

This chess-playing champ with a sweet tooth emigrated from Romania with her family when she was just 10 years old. She grew up to open her own successful orthodontic consulting business. But now, after competing in The Great Canadian Baking...
By Donna Paris
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06 Jul 2022

Michael Angeloni Is A Chef Who Enjoys Cooking Outside Of His Comfort Zone

The Toronto chef and restaurateur shares the kitchen experiences that shaped him and the moment that prompted him to follow a career in food. With an Italian grandmother on his father’s side with whom he’d make pasta and a mother...
By Josh Walker
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29 Jun 2022

The Most Awarded Non-Alcoholic Lyre’s Spirits Recreate World’s Best-Selling Cocktails

Founded in 2019, Lyre’s is a premium non-alcoholic spirit company recently launched in Canada. The idea of the brand is not simply to provide an alternative to those who do not consume alcohol, but to ensure everyone can enjoy the...
By Anastasiia Horbulova
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05 May 2022

Morellina: The Italian Restaurant Using Food To Create Seasonal Ensembles

While the co-founders of Morellina’s describe their restaurant’s style as “modern Italian,” for both, it’s more about breaking tradition. Before they founded their Italian restaurant, Morellina’s, Sandra Morelli and Lina Hatem were living different lives. Where Morelli came from a...
By Josh Walker
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15 Mar 2022

Philip Lago & Mystique Mattai: The Couple That Cooked Their Way To A Book Deal

Following the release of their Eat With Us cookbook, Philip Lago and Mystique Mattai discuss working together, junk food and taking the chore out of cooking. If there’s a couple who add proof to the saying “opposites attract,” it’s Philip...
By Josh Walker
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15 Mar 2022

Chef Ben Heaton: Creating Tastes From Coastal Climates

Isabelle’s culinary director, Chef Ben Heaton, discusses farm to table, his favourite restaurant and how travel has inspired his Mediterranean menu. Located on Burlington’s waterfront, halfway along the Toronto/Niagara corridor, The Pearle Hotel & Spa is a new space inspired...
By Josh Walker
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23 Nov 2021

Burrata & Stone Fruit Flambé

Prep 10 Min, Cook 5 Min INGREDIENTS ½ oz (14ml) Dillon’s rum½ oz (14ml) Dillon’s peach schnapps½ cup (125g) Ontario plums, sliced½ cup (125g) Ontario peaches, sliced fresh or frozen1 tbsp (20g/15ml) local maple syrup1 tbsp (20g/15ml) Ontario butter1 whole...
By Ricky Casipe
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23 Nov 2021

Villaggio Ristorante: A Taste Of Italy In Vaughan

Located in the historic region of Kleinburg, Villaggio is a family establishment through and through. Propelled by the success he found with Mississauga’s Il Molinaro, chef Antonio Barbiere took the 24 years he’d spent cooking classic Mediterranean Italian cuisine to...
By Josh Walker
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